MUMBAI: The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday filed draft costs in opposition to actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and others earlier than a particular courtroom in reference to a medicine case linked to Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise.
Particular public prosecutor Atul Sarpande mentioned the prosecution maintained costs in opposition to all of the accused as talked about within the charge-sheet filed earlier than the courtroom. The prosecution has proposed the courtroom to cost Rhea and Showik for consumption of narcotic substances and in addition for procuring and paying for such substances for deceased actor Rajput.
Sarpande mentioned the courtroom was scheduled to border costs in opposition to all of the accused. Nevertheless, it could not be carried out as just a few of the accused moved discharge purposes. The courtroom has mentioned that the costs can be framed solely after the discharge pleas are determined, he mentioned.
All of the accused, together with Rhea and Exhibiting, had been current earlier than the courtroom on Wednesday. Particular choose VG Raghuwanshi, listening to circumstances pertaining to the Narcotic Medicine and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, posted the matter for listening to on July 12.
Chakraborty was arrested within the case in September 2020. She was granted bail by the Bombay Excessive Court docket nearly a month after her arrest. Apart from Rhea, her brother Showik Chakraborty and a number of other others are additionally arraigned as accused within the case for alleged consumption, possession and financing of medicine.
Most of them are out on bail.
The central company has been probing the alleged drug use in Bollywood and tv business following the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput (34) who was discovered hanging in his house in suburban Bandra on June 14, 2020.
The CBI is probing the case pertaining to his demise.